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Psychiatr Clin North Am. 1995 Jun;18(2):345-61.

Delusional infestation. The interface of delusions and hallucinations.

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Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA.

Abstract

Delusional infestation represents a unique subtype of the delusional disorder category. This article presents the phenomenology, etiology, and treatment of delusional infestation. This article also reviews historical and theoretical attempts to distinguish tactile sensory phenomena as either hallucinations or delusions.

PMID:
7659603
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